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Kornelia Genstch

Clinical psychologist

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Institution : Catholic hospital "St. Johann Nepomuk" Erfurt
Department : Clinic for psychiatry, psychotherapy and psychosomatic

NCCR position : PhD student and postdoc
NCCR PI : Klaus Scherer
NCCR most relevant publications
Gentsch, K., Grandjean, D., & Scherer, K. R. (2015). Temporal dynamics and potential neural sources of goal conduciveness, control, and power appraisal. Biological Psychology, 112, 77–93.
Gentsch, K., Grandjean, D., & Scherer, K. R. (2015). "Appraisals generate specific configurations of facial muscle movements in a gambling task: evidence for the component process model of emotion." Plos One 10: e0135837.
Gentsch, K., Grandjean, D., & Scherer, K. R. (2013). "Temporal dynamics of event-related potentials related to goal conduciveness and power appraisals." Psychophysiology 50: 1010–1022.


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2013-2016: Post-doc in cognitive emotion psychology (University of Geneva)

2009-2013: PhD student in cognitive emotion psychology (University of Geneva)

2004-2009: University studies in psychology in Wurzburg, Cardiff, and Oxford

2008: International certified FACS coder

Current Research

Peer-reviewed articles

Gentsch, K., Grandjean, D., & Scherer, K. R. (2015). Temporal dynamics and potential neural sources of goal conduciveness, control, and power appraisal. Biological Psychology, 112, 77–93. doi:10.1016/j.biopsycho.2015.10.001

Gentsch, K., Grandjean, D., & Scherer, K. (2015). Appraisals Generate Specific Configurations of Facial Muscle Movements in a Gambling Task: Evidence for the Component Process Model of Emotion. Plos ONE.

Gentsch, K., Grandjean, D., & Scherer, K. R. (2014). Coherence Explored Between Emotion Components: Evidence from Event-Related Potentials and Facial Electromyography. Biological Psychology, 98, 70–81. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2013.11.007

Gentsch, K., Grandjean, D., & Scherer, K. (2013). Temporal dynamics of event-related potentials related to goal conduciveness and power appraisals. Psychophysiology, 50, 1010–1022. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12079

 

Invited talks

Gentsch, K. (2013, August 2). Event-related potentials in the study of goal conduciveness and coping potential appraisal. Preconference of the biennial meeting of the International Society for Research on Emotion (ISRE), Berkeley, USA.

Gentsch, K., Grandjean, D., & Scherer, K. (2013, August 6). Facial responses to gambling outcomes suggest dynamic, sequential, and cumulative appraisal pattern. Evidence from facial electromyography. Post-conference of the biennial meeting of the International Society for Research on Emotion (ISRE), Berkeley, USA.

Gentsch, K. (2013, June 25). Temporal dynamics of emotion-antecedent appraisal: Evidence from event-related potentials and facial electromyography. The Munich Center of the Learning Sciences, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Germany.

 

Posters

Gentsch, K., Hartmann, P., Becker-Kurz, B. Pekrun, R., Mehu, M., & Scherer, K. R. (2015, May 21-24). Testing the appraisal bias model of cognitive vulnerability in daily life and achievement situations. Poster presented at the 27th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), New York, United States.

Beermann, U., Gentsch, K., Wu, L., Trznadel, S., & Scherer, K. R. (2015, May 21-24). Listen to that voice! – Features of pleasant voices. Poster presented at the 27th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), New York, United States.

Beermann, U., Gentsch, K., Trznadel, S., Wu, L., & Scherer, K. R. (2015, March 12-14). I can listen to her voice for hours! Characteristics of pleasant voices. Poster presented at the International Convention of Psychological Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Gentsch, K., Beermann, U., Wu, L., & Scherer. K. R. (2014, March 27-28). Can different types of valence be dissociated in the emotion components? A review of empirical studies. Poster presentation at the Consortium of European Research on Emotion Conference (CERE), Berlin, Germany.

Beermann, U., Gentsch, K., Wu, L., & Scherer, K. R. (2014, February 13-14). Dissociating the different types of valence across modalities: Vision, Audition, and Olfaction. Poster presented at the Annual Research Forum of the Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, Geneva, Switzerland.

Gentsch, K., Grandjean, D., & Scherer, K. R. (2013, October 2-6). Sequential processing of emotion-antecedent appraisal: Evidence from event-related potentials and facial electromyography. Poster presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Psychophysiological Research (SPR), Florence, Italy.

Rotondi, I., Gentsch, K., & Mortillaro, M. (2013, August 3-5). Type of stress and perceived availability of social support affect the subjective appraisal of situational power. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the International Society for Research on Emotion (ISRE), Berkeley, USA.

Gentsch, K., Grandjean, D., & Scherer, K. R. (2013, March 24-27). Emotion-antecedent appraisal: Effects of goal conduciveness and power appraisal in event-related potentials. Poster presented at the 55th Conference of Experimental Psychologists, Vienna, Austria.

Gentsch, K., Grandjean, D., & Scherer, K. R. (2012, January 8-12). Sequential effects of goal conduciveness and coping potential appraisal to feedback in a monetary gambling task - evidence from facial electromyography. Poster presented at the Alpine Brain Imaging Meeting, Champéry, Switzerland.

Gentsch, K., Grandjean, D., & Scherer, K. R. (2011, September 25-29). Appraisal processing in emotion: effects of coping potential in a monetary gambling game. Poster presented at the XI International Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience, Palma, Mallorca, Spain.

Gentsch, K., Grandjean, D., & Scherer, K. R. (2011, January 9-13). What is the place of coping potential in the temporal sequence of appraisals? Poster presented at the Alpine Brain Imaging Meeting, Champéry, Switzerland.

Gentsch, K., Grandjean, D., & Scherer, K. R. (2010, March 22-23). Sequentiality of late appraisal checks. Poster presented at the Annual Research Forum of the Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, Geneva, Switzerland.

 

Published abstract

Gentsch, K., Grandjean, D., & Scherer, K. R. (2013). Is emotion-antecedent appraisal processed sequentially? Investigating neural evaluative processes related to goal conduciveness and power appraisal in event-related potentials and their efferent effects in facial EMG. Biennial meeting of the International Society for Research on Emotion (ISRE), Berkeley, USA.

Selected Publications

  • Gentsch, K., Grandjean, D., Scherer, K. R. (2013) Temporal dynamics of event-related potentials related to goal conduciveness and power appraisals. Psychophysiology 50, 1010–1022.

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